On 16 and 17th May 2013 there was held a traditional meeting with the dealers who represent ZKL Group in sale of its bearing range in the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Poland and Hungary. This year the meeting took place in southern Moravia in a hotel Sladovna located in the village called Černá Hora.
At the beginning of the conference Mr. Michal Zafirelis, the Executive Director of ZKL Bearings CZ, presented to the authorized distributors the latest developments, investment and other development projects of ZKL Group. One of the major investments for the year 2013 is the launch of construction of the central logistics center in Brno, which will contribute to further increasing of flexibility in expedition of ZKL bearing range for our business partners.
In the next part there were presented business results and the situation in individual territories in the year 2012 and plans for the year 2013. In addition, there were presentations aimed at boosting sales by marketing department, technical support of sales and logistics department of ZKL.
After presentations from representatives of ZKL Group the conference continued with mutual discussions, including distributors´ suggestions how to improve cooperation and thereby increase sale of ZKL in the above mentioned territories. At the end of the official part a small gift as thanks for supporting sale of ZKL bearing range was handed over to each distributor.
The official part of the conference was followed by informal part not only in the afternoon but also during the whole evening. The informal part included a guided tour through the famous local brewery including tasting of manufactured products. For those interested, there was also prepared bowling and other facilities offered by the hotel Sladovna (e.g. wellness center).
During the evening there were a number of individual interviews concerning mutual cooperation. The whole evening was accompanied by a musical group and some of participants used a local dance floor intensively.
On 17.5.2013 the interested distributors have a chance to visit the factory ZKL Brno. The tour though the factory was focusing on innovation of bearing range, large-size and special bearings production, new production hall and investments in new technologies. The excursion included also a tour of other ZKL facilities such as business and technical center, rehearsal room of bearings, special workshop of ZKL research and development and more.
We thank to all our business partners for their participation in the conference, active and positive approach and we believe that the mutual meeting will contribute to the further development of cooperation in both the current year 2013 and for the next period.